Participants will attend in-person sessions with workshop director Dr. Jessica Rudman on Nov. 11, 2018 and Feb. 3, 2019. Additionally, Dr. Rudman will mentor the students via email and online discussion as they work on their pieces. Finished compositions (scores and parts) will be due on March 1.
Participants will receive a free Festival pass, which will grant them admission to all 2019 Women Composers Festival events. The WCF is not able to provide travel assistance to participants.
Eligibility:* “Student” is defined as anyone who has not yet completed a terminal degree in music composition.* Open to composers of any age who identify as women/femmes/non-binary.* Priority may be given to applicants from CT.* Applicants must be able to attend the in-person sessions on Nov. 11, 2018 and Feb. 3, 2019, and the workshop on March 29, 2019.
Submission Guidelines:* Submit the online application form including short essay explaining why the student is interested in participating and contact information for one teacher (current or past) who will serve as a reference for the student* OPTIONAL: send 1-2 sample scores and recordings of previous pieces if available (MIDI recordings are acceptable)* All applications must be received by Oct. 9
Timeline and Results:* 11:59 pm on Oct. 9: submissions received via our online submission page* Oct. 12: selected students will be notified and asked to confirm their participation* Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2-5 pm: in-person session 1 at the Hartt School Community Division* Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2-5 pm: in-person session 2 at the Hartt School Community Division* Friday, March 1: completed pieces are due via email* Friday, March 29, 7-8:30 pm: Student Workshop (location TBA)